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GIZ has been active in Nepal since 1975 on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and opened its own office in the capital, Kathmandu, in 1979. At present 25 seconded staff and about 250 national staff, 9 CIM experts and 24 development workers, 6 of them working under the auspices of the Civil Peace Service (CPS), are working for it in Nepal. The goals of its work there are to reduce poverty, to ensure inclusive development and to improve the country’s economic and political framework. The priority areas of Nepalese-German cooperation are sustainable economic development and trade renewable energies and energy efficiency health.

Posted On : 2019-11-03 Days Left : Expired
Basic Information
Location : Nepalgunj, Dhangadhi and Birendranagar
No. of vacancy : 1
Experience : 3-4 years of professional experience in a similar position
Job category : NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
Job Level : Entry Level
Job Type : Full Time
Salary : As Per Organization's Rule month
Educational Qualification : Bachelor’s degree preferably in public administration, social science, urban development or any other relevant field
Expiry date : 2019-11-16
Job Description

Duty Stations: Nepalgunj, Dhangadhi and Birendranagar

Duration: January 2020 to June 2022


  • Support in strengthening public services in selected municipalities with a strong focus on disadvantaged groups’ access to services
  • Facilitate capacity development needs assessment and action planning for municipal-level stakeholders and organisations in charge of service provision
  • Support in organizing peer-learning workshops and trainings as well as study visits and networking events among municipalities
  • Assist the provincial coordinator in preparing the operational plan and its coordination with local and provincial stakeholders
  • Prepare and regularly update profiles of provinces and local governments
  • Maintain calendar of events of project
  • Conduct regular field visits, collect and compile data from the field; monitor progress of the project activities and support preparation of periodic progress reports
  • Collect case studies from the field and contribute to produce reports
  • Support financial management and administrative tasks in the CD-SG provincial offices in coordination with the Finance/Administration Officer 
Job Specification

Required qualification and experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in public administration, social science, urban development or any other relevant field
  • 3-4 years of professional experience in a similar position
  • Intensive knowledge of local governance capacity development context
  • Actual knowledge of ongoing government restructuring and reform processes related to federalism
  • Ability to work in a diverse and geographically disperse team
  • Openness to change and ability to deal with complex situations and challenges
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Nepali (both written and verbal)
Apply Instruction

Interested candidates are requested to send a completed application including CV and two referees to Capacity Development Support to Governance (CD-SG) Project, Khumaltar Office or via email address no later than by 16.11.2019. Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for “Ref. Nr. 19013- Junior Provincial Coordinator”.

Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

The salary and social benefits will correspond to the GIZ rule applicable to national staff. Especially women and candidates from minority groups are highly encouraged to apply.